Dominica: Student teacher ratio, primary school

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 Dominica

Student teacher ratio, primary school

 Latest value 13.08
 Year 2016
 Measure students per teacher
 Data availability 1973 - 2016
 Average 21.31
 Min - Max 13.08 - 38.05
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Dominica from 1973 to 2016. The average value for Dominica during that period was 21.31 students per teacher with a minimum of 13.08 students per teacher in 2016 and a maximum of 38.05 students per teacher in 1974. The latest value from 2016 is 13.08 students per teacher. For comparison, the world average in 2016 based on 138 countries is 22.49 students per teacher. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Dominica - Student teacher ratio, primary school - recent values

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Dominica - Student teacher ratio, primary school - historical chart - 1973-2016




The student (pupil) to teacher ratio in Dominica is the number of primary school pupils divided by the number of primary school teachers. It is generally considered better to have fewer pupils per teacher.
Definition: Primary school pupil-teacher ratio is the average number of pupils per teacher in primary school.


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